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Surgery in the Treatment of Obesity (cont.)

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bariatric surgery, body mass index, BMI, calories, digestion, digestive tract, fat, gastric bypass, gastric stapling, obese, overweight, stomach bypass, stomach stapling, weight loss, weight loss and control, surgery in the treatment of obesity

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